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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish : nickname for someone with an unusual walk, from Polish krok ‘gait’, ‘step’.
  • German and Dutch : variant spelling of Krock.
  • Perhaps also a Swedish soldier’s name from krok ‘crook’, ‘bend’.

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